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Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary

Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary Post
Synaesthesia in Nature: Gurukula Nature Botanical Sanctuary This post looks at Suprabha Seshan’s experiences of synaesthesia in nature. Suprabha is the Director of Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary. This forest garden is situated in the Western Ghat of Kerala, India. When Rhea Quien, the narrator of this post, read Suprabha’s essays, she was reminded of thoughts written...

Presentation on Synaesthesia

Neuroscientist Prof. James Ward and Artist Rhea Quien On Synaesthesia Wolfson College, Cambridge University, 16 October 2018 Synaesthesia is a compounding of the senses. Some people have their senses linked, so a number may evoke a colour, a sound may evoke a visual image. There are many kinds of synaesthesia. It enables metaphorical thinking, that...

M4MI | Anglia Ruskin University Collaboration

M4MI ARU Music Class
This post features seven collaborative works between Rhea and composers from the Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. In the Music for the Moving Image (M4MI), module run by Krisztián Hofstädter, the cohort creates original music and sound design for poetry, short films and games using acoustic and computer-based methods of composition. One assignment last semester was...

‘Less stuff, more fun’ by Prof. Tim Jackson at Earth Optimism Conference

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Professor Tim Jackson gave a talk entitled 'More fun, less stuff' at the Conference 'Earth Optimism' held at Cambridge Conservation Initiative on the 22 of April 2017. He is Professor of Sustainable Development at the University of Surrey-Guilford. He says that consumerism and the notion of economic growth may be the most important issue we need...

Dr Jane Goodall at Earth Optimism Conference

Jane Goodall
The Cambridge Conservation Initiative held a conference called 'Earth Optimism' on the 22 April 2017. Elizabeth Allen, Collaborations and Communications Manager of Cambridge Conservation Initiative generously gave the Dance of Light team permission to show the contributions of the Conference on their website. Please don't miss this first contribution by Dr Jane Goodall. As a scientist,...

Dance of Light Premier | Fundraising Event for the Woodland Trust

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  The Dance of Light Premier was kindly hosted by Prof. Bayliss-Smith. Thanks to the generosity of the visitors together we raised £660.00 for the ancient woodlands still existing on these islands. They contain the greatest biodiversity in Britain. Peter Vince opened the evening. He represented the Woodland Trust. The Director Beccy Speight wrote: “I just...

4 March 2017 Fundraising event

Dance of Light Pioneering, interdisciplinary fine art film Light art for Nature Fundraising event for the Woodland Trust Saturday 4 March 2017 6pm at St.John's College, Cambridge Palmerston Room in the Fischer Building Nature sounds from the British Library Nature Sound Archive accompany light art in 'Dance of Light' while the second film 'Dance of Light Vision'...
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